In late 1970's Cambodia, he and his army of communist rebels led a violent, brutal campaign of reformation that ended in the shocking genocide of more than one-quarter of the country's population.
First drawn to communism while studying in France during the 1950's, Saloth Sar - better known as Pol Pot - is known as one of the most ruthless and despised leaders in modern history. This haunting BIOGRAPHY traces the infamous ruler's life and rise to power through interviews with former Khmer Rouge associates, and commmentary from leading scholars, historians, and biographers. Find out how the future muderer was once known as a charming, caring, and intelligent young man, and explore the reasons for his drastic transformation.
From the horror of "the killing fields" to his astonishing re-appearance follow the rumor of his death, this is the gripping, gruesome story of Pol Pot.